Community Health Workers: Bringing family planning services to where people live and work

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Updated!  When appropriately designed and implemented, community health worker (CHW) programs can increase use of contraception, particularly where unmet need is high, access is low, and geographic or social barriers to use of services exist. This updated eight-page brief describes the importance of community-based family planning programs as a means of reducing inequities in access to services and outlines key issues for planning and implementation.

View a list of CHW programs implementing high-impact practices.

Date:      October 2015
Pages:    8